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RIPT EXERCISE DATABASE


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SB Crunch

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Preparation :
  • Slowly roll down the ball while comfortably placing your head and neck on the ball with both feet STRAIGHT AHEAD.
  • Place hands on the side of head.  Do not hold and carry the head!

Movement :

  • Draw your lower abdomen inward toward your spine before initiating the movement.
  • While maintaining the draw-in maneuver, curl the entire spine up starting from the cervical region.  
  • While still maintaining the draw-in maneuver, lower slowly as far as you can control. 
  • Repeat recommended repetitions.
  • The chin should be tucked toward the chest throughout the movement.
  • Experiment with different arm positions to vary the level of difficulty.

Variation:

  • Incorporate a rotation with each crunch
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RIPT = Results-based Integrated Physique Training
Sarah E. Rippel, BS, CPT
(225) 326-2317